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New egg freezing technique offers hope to hundreds of women
...tically the same as the rate we can achieve in our clinic
using fresh oocytes." The Cryotop method involves very rapid freezing in a tiny amount (less than 0.1 microlitres) of a special vitrification solution, before storing in liquid nitrogen. This process prevents ice crystals forming, which do so much da...
Agreement to increase the flow of ideas from laboratory to clinic
...e faster translation of high-impact science to the clinic
and joint efforts to secure the UK science base. An early example of the collaborative approach has been the establishment of a joint cancer alliance steering group focusing on translational science in the areas of cancer imaging, serological bioma...
UGA study explains peaks and troughs of dengue epidemics
...ta from the government of Thailand and from a Thai clinic
that keeps what is widely regarded as the most comprehensive set of data on dengue. Southeast Asia has been a dengue hot spot since the 1950s, but the researchers note that their model applies to other regions where all four dengue strains circulate....
New discovery about Parkinson's at the Montreal Neurological Institute
...he top tier of eligible candidates nationwide. The clinic
takes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, and clinic
director Dr. Anne-Louise Lafontaine emphasizes that "newly diagnosed patients have the opportunity o...
Rhode Island physician honored nationally for establishing first HIV menopause clinic
...ive women. Cu-Uvin established the HIV Menopause clinic
at The Miriam Hospital to help HIV-positive women through menopause, but also to gather data about how the two conditions interact and potentially aggravate HIV-related conditions such as cardiac risks, bone loss and depression. Cu-Uvin and her staf...
Hopkins develops online tool to aid research on certain 'orphan diseases'
... in this and other syndromes," says Katsanis. "The clinic
informing the science got us where we are today. Now we have the tool to enable the science to go back and inform the clinic." ...
JCI table of contents: September 1, 2006
...he wisdom behind developing estrens for use in the clinic
is questioned by Roland Baron and colleagues from ...ed is important for developing them for use in the clinic
to stop the unwanted immune responses that occur in individuals with autoimmunity and in individuals...
Scientists crack genetic secrets of human egg
...tained from women seeking fertility treatment at a clinic
in Santiago, Chile. Women at the clinic
must be reproductively healthy, no older than 35, and the cause of infertility must lie within the m...
New breast cancer screening tool helps general practitioners
...n who would benefit from referral to a cancer risk clinic
for genetic counseling and consideration of DNA testing of appropriate family members." In the context of developing comprehensive breast screening tools for the general practice, the authors assert that "such a strategy could be effectively emplo...
Search on for treatment of slow-healing wounds
...onal Wound Care Center in Lubbock, Texas. With his clinic
treating up to 100 patients daily, Wolcott suspect... Tissue samples analyzed by the CBE from Wolcott's clinic
revealed that 60 percent contained biofilms, compared with a mere 6 percent in acute wounds, such as...
Data show treatment with Remicade reduced hospitalizations for ulcerative colitis patients by half
...iologic administered directly by caregivers in the clinic
or office setting. In RA (3 mg/kg), CD (5 mg/kg), PsA (5 mg/kg), UC (5 mg/kg), PCD (5 mg/kg) and PsO (5 mg/kg). REMICADE is a two-hour infusion administered every 8 weeks, following a standard induction regimen that requires treatment at weeks 0, 2 a...
Worcester Polytechnic Institute receives $2 million in federal funds for biomedical research centers
...her than transporting the patient to a hospital or clinic
to be scanned. "We are actively marketing the ultrasound and blood analysis technology," McGimpsey said. "This new federal funding will allow us to continue to develop these technologies and the other important research of these two centers closer ...
In young rats, researchers find a reaction to spinal cord injury that speeds recovery
... the future we could stimulate this process in the clinic
to enhance recovery and ensure the best outcome possible for patients," said the senior author, Jean R. Wrathall, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Neuroscience. "This is an animal study, however, and there is much work to do to understand more...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 8, 2006
... silencing technology is quietly moving toward the clinic
Journalists' Resources: Landmarks, news sources a... silencing technology is quietly moving toward the clinic
Chemical & Engineering News The gene silencing technology showcased in the 2006 Nobel Prize in Ph...
Relative abundance of common microbes living in the gut may contribute to obesity
...se patients at a Washington University weight loss clinic
over a one-year period. Half the patients were on a low-calorie, low-fat diet and half were on a low-calorie, low carbohydrate diet. At the outset of the study, the obese patients had the same type of depletion of Bacteroidetes and relative enhance...
Homing nanoparticles pack multiple assault on tumors
... iron oxide (SPIO); such particles are used in the clinic
to enhance MRI imaging. They coupled the CREKA peptide to the SPIO particles to give the particles a tumor-homing function and programmed an additional enhanced imaging functionality into their nanoparticle by making it fluorescent. Initially, CRE...
Dramatic results from combo therapy surprises Krabb-disease researchers
...e combination approach could potentially be in the clinic
in a few years."...
Ikerlan-IK4 and Gaiker-IK4 patent device for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancer
...have a significant effect on preventive and health clinic
medical care, due to its accessibility in terms of cost and portability. This last point is of considerable interest to developing and less favoured countries, where the authorities will have at their disposal effective tools for the prevention and c...
Marshfield Clinic's electronic health record first to receive CCHIT certification
...rtification criteria and an inspection process for clinic
and office EHRs, hospital EHRs and networks through which they work. This non-profit organization sets the benchmark for EHRs. CCHIT CertifiedSM product certification provides an objective set of criteria against which health information technology p...
Putting an old drug to a new use
... An important step on the way from laboratory to clinic
will be targeted pharmacological modifications of the compound to separate nifedipine's effect on iron metabolism from its established action on blood pressure. "Our discovery is an excellent example of how the combination of basic research and th...
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